Blumenstillleben mit Totenkopf und Kruzifix

Blumenstillleben mit Totenkopf und Kruzifix

More about this artwork
Whereas the skull and the fob watch symbolize man’s mortality and the passing of time, the turban snail, fruit, and bouquet of flowers are reminders of the transience of earthly splendour. The crucifix, ivy, and ears of grain, however, stand for the Resurrection and eternal life.
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 23
Inventory Number
568
Birth year of the artist
1606
Year the artist deceased
1684
Dimensions of the object
103 x 85 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Origin
Aus der Kurfürstlichen Galerie München
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Jan Davidsz. de Heem, Blumenstillleben mit Totenkopf und Kruzifix, um 1645, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/wq4jjgE4Wo (Last updated on 25.05.2022)

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